An author's 40-year fascination (and theory) about Congdon murders

An author's 40-year fascination (and theory) about Congdon murders

Double homicide case became a career-long quest for this Twin Cities reporter and writer.
10,000 Takes

I divorced my husband but forged a lasting bond with his ex-wife

May 22
I divorced my husband but forged a lasting bond with his ex-wife
At first I assumed the worst about her. But she proved herself an ally and true friend.
10,000 Takes

Can the 'No Buy' challenge cure my shopping habit?

May 17
Can the 'No Buy' challenge cure my shopping habit?
I'm practically a fixture at Twin Cities vintage boutiques and bookstores. Could I make it one month without buying anything?
Variety
May 11

Millennial thanks the 'unofficial mothers' she met in Minnesota

The matriarchs whom this East Coast 20-something found in Minnesota weren't blood-related, weren't teachers, weren't necessarily bosses — but they looked out for a newcomer missing her mother.
Variety
April 25

Why men like me should talk openly about depression

We're supposed to keep our feelings buried, but I've learned there's a better way.
Variety
April 19

Minneapolis caterer recalls four unforgettable, regrettable '80s proms

From fashion fails to arranged dates, prom nights were memorable for all the wrong reasons.
Variety
April 4

How I learned to stop worrying and start loving leggings

They might be America's most hated fashion trend, but I love my leggings anyway.
Variety
March 31

How the 1987 Minnesota Twins helped me grieve my father

His father died in March 1987. Days later, the Twins embarked upon their championship season.
Variety
March 21

My job imploded when I tried to juggle motherhood and a conference call

Like "BBC Dad," whose kids interrupted a live TV broadcast, I was a work-from-home parent juggling professional and personal duties.
Variety
March 15

Born-and-raised Irishman learns to love St. Patrick's Day in St. Paul

American celebrations were initially shocking, but this Irishman learned to embrace the festivities after moving to the Twin Cities.